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Rebekah

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Snare
  • #785 All Time
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744k Rebecca (Hebrew)
6k Rivka (Hebrew)
2k Rebekka (Hebrew)

How popular is the name "Rebekah" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 7 7 0
1884 6 6 0
1887 5 5 0
1891 6 6 0
1892 8 8 0
1893 5 5 0
1894 9 9 0
1895 7 7 0
1896 6 6 0
1898 6 6 0
1899 8 8 0
1901 5 5 0
1902 7 7 0
1906 8 8 0
1907 7 7 0
1908 5 5 0
1910 6 6 0
1911 9 9 0
1912 7 7 0
1913 19 19 0
1914 18 18 0
1915 27 27 0
1916 20 20 0
1917 19 19 0
1918 33 33 0
1919 25 25 0
1920 19 19 0
1921 18 18 0
1922 25 25 0
1923 20 20 0
1924 18 18 0
1925 27 27 0
1926 20 20 0
1927 16 16 0
1928 15 15 0
1929 13 13 0
1930 18 18 0
1931 12 12 0
1932 21 21 0
1933 26 26 0
1934 23 23 0
1935 25 25 0
1936 25 25 0
1937 21 21 0
1938 26 26 0
1939 25 25 0
1940 40 40 0
1941 63 63 0
1942 39 39 0
1943 44 44 0
1944 41 41 0
1945 54 54 0
1946 68 68 0
1947 88 88 0
1948 83 83 0
1949 96 96 0
1950 98 98 0
1951 146 146 0
1952 173 173 0
1953 189 189 0
1954 197 197 0
1955 202 202 0
1956 210 210 0
1957 208 208 0
1958 197 197 0
1959 202 202 0
1960 194 194 0
1961 187 187 0
1962 213 213 0
1963 191 191 0
1964 217 217 0
1965 240 240 0
1966 258 258 0
1967 285 285 0
1968 273 273 0
1969 343 343 0
1970 375 375 0
1971 505 505 0
1972 539 539 0
1973 762 762 0
1974 1,030 1,023 7
1975 1,071 1,071 0
1976 1,193 1,187 6
1977 1,328 1,328 0
1978 1,354 1,343 11
1979 1,519 1,519 0
1980 1,739 1,729 10
1981 1,913 1,905 8
1982 2,067 2,059 8
1983 1,907 1,900 7
1984 1,813 1,802 11
1985 1,797 1,791 6
1986 1,841 1,833 8
1987 1,740 1,732 8
1988 1,700 1,695 5
1989 1,881 1,869 12
1990 2,048 2,041 7
1991 2,063 2,063 0
1992 2,105 2,105 0
1993 2,108 2,108 0
1994 2,159 2,159 0
1995 2,069 2,069 0
1996 2,221 2,221 0
1997 2,055 2,055 0
1998 2,028 2,028 0
1999 2,065 2,065 0
2000 1,894 1,894 0
2001 1,736 1,736 0
2002 1,570 1,570 0
2003 1,500 1,500 0
2004 1,389 1,384 5
2005 1,280 1,280 0
2006 1,224 1,224 0
2007 1,101 1,101 0
2008 941 941 0
2009 887 887 0
2010 792 792 0
2011 714 714 0
2012 712 712 0
2013 654 654 0
2014 617 617 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Rebekah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 71,546 babies born with the name Rebekah in the United States. That's more than enough Rebekahs to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rebekah" was in 1996 with a total of 2,221 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rebekahs)

According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rebekah" ranks #80 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 12 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of 2,063 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Rebekah popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Rebekah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rebekah as well as things modernly associated with the name Rebekah such as celebrities named Rebekah.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Rebekah

The name "Rebekah" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Snare". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Rebekah Teasdale

Rebekah was born in 1980.

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Rebekah Del Rio

Rebekah Del Rio is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Rebekah was born in 1967.

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Rebekah Johnson

Rebekah Johnson is a songwriter, singer, and actress. Rebekah was born in 1976 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

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Rebekah Hurth

Rebekah was born in 1981.

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Alternative Meanings

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

Your name in reverse order is "Hakeber". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hrabeke". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Rebekah born Nov 19, 1950

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 600. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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